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Chart Your Own Course with Le Boat

Chart Your Own Course with Le Boat

THE GENERAL RULE OF BOAT TRAVEL is green-right-go and red-right-return. It sounds simple, but sometimes I have a hard time figuring out whether I’m coming or going! Coloured buoys mark the channel and, as I navigate my impressive 45 ft....

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Scenic Eclipse: Where Luxury Meets Discovery

Scenic Eclipse: Where Luxury Meets Discovery

A sleek, streamlined yacht arrives on the scene – the Scenic Eclipse is sailing her inaugural season this fall and winter. The new Scenic Eclipse, first of the line’s Discovery Yachts has a distinctive look with her long hull and...

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A Scottish Trilogy

A Scottish Trilogy

Lured by endless palate-pleasing whiskeys and irresistible Scottish charm, travellers to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee will uncover a wealth of history, art, architecture and culture. Historic Edinburgh AS I CROSS EDINBURGH’S North Bridge, the literal connection between the Old and...

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Summertime in Switzerland

Summertime in Switzerland

IN MY MIND, Switzerland is always snowy – and I imagine myself schussing down an alp. In reality, my chance to tour Switzerland came in summer and while the Alps were definitely there, no skiing was involved. Instead, my time...

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Provence: A Feast for the Soul

Provence: A Feast for the Soul

IN MY WORLD of daydreams, owning a second home in the South of France is a forever fantasy. Not the southern France of shimmering beaches, bling boutiques and chic villas along the Riviera, but inland, in Provence with the perfect...

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Boat & Bike

Boat & Bike

OUR BICYCLES CRUNCH over yellow oak leaves as we pedal beside the Seine River to Villequier. The river burbles gently, a soft choral accompaniment to the birdsong of robins. Sunlight streams through a lacy canopy of leaves overhead, warming our...

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Unspoiled Jewel of the Adriatic: Montenegro

Unspoiled Jewel of the Adriatic: Montenegro

IT’S A SUNNY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. Having landed a few hours earlier in Dubrovnik, the drive to Kotor is a lazy ramble, winding along the coastal road. After crossing the border, I enter an Adriatic Dream, Montenegrins all along the coast...

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